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RULES AND CODE OF CONDUCT

League members will conduct themselves in sportsmen like fashion at all times.

Game times are as follows; Game 1 – 6:20pm @ St. Augustine

Game 2 - 8:10 pm @ Aylesbury

Game 3 – 9:10 pm@ Aylesbury

Game clock will start promptly at the specified time for each game whether Teams are on the Court or not.  

There is a $5 fine per technical foul payable to the BWMBA before the offending players next game. The player will not be allowed to participate until the fine is paid. Two consecutive technical fouls will result in a one game suspension.

BWMBA will honour disciplinary action from the Peel Regional Board of approved Basketball Officials.  If you have a complaint or concerns regarding league play, or a league member, the matter should be brought to a member of the BWMBA Executive Team for resolution.  In the event that a league members does not adhere to the BWMBA code of conduct, the BWMBA Executive Team will take the following corrective action:

First Offence - Verbal warning to the player(s) 
Second Offence – Written warning, 1 game suspension
Third Offence - Immediate suspension from the league 

League Play
All League games will be governed by FIBA game rules.

  • There is one (1) timeout  in the First Half and two (2) timeouts in the Second Half.  Time-outs do not carry over.
  • ​In the last 2 minutes of the game each team will only be entitled to a maximum of 2 Timeouts. 
  • Timeouts can only be granted on a Dead Ball or if you are scored upon. There are no Live Ball Timeouts 
  • Game is played in 4 x 10 minute quarters with stop time in the last 2 minutes of the forth quarter, only if the game has a difference of 10 points or less.  
  • No OT during regular season play.  
  • For playoff games that go to OT each team will get 1 timeout. 
  • Penalty for all Technical Fouls is 1 Free Throw. Any player receiving 2 Technical Foul for Unsportsmanlike Conduct or 2 Technical Foul will be disqualified. 
  • Team Penalty will take place on the 5th Team Fouls and will reset at the end of each quarter with the exception of an Extra Period. The penalty is 2 Free Throws for all Team Fouls on the 5th Team Foul and subsequent common foul that is not a Team Control Foul. 


BWMBA FIBA RULE EXCEPTIONS: 
Teams can start the game with 4 players if the opposing Captain agrees and may also pick up another body from any other league team to begin the first Quarter. If a team does not have the 5th team player by the end of the first quarter, the game will be forfeited unless the opposing Captain agrees to continue! *This will also be determined by pending weather, etc.*   

Playoff Point System:

This year we have introduced a point system so that teams can be rewarded for ties. 

Wins = 2 Points                  Ties = 1 Point          Losses = 0 Points